Tennessee Paddlesports Association

Growing, Protecting, Supporting Tennessee's Paddlesports Businesses

TN Professional Paddlesports Conference

  • November 06, 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (CST)
  • Roundabout Plaza, 1600 Division Street, 7th Floor, Nashville, TN
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  • Applies to all registrants who register after Nov. 1st
  • Outfitters and their employees who are not members of TPA
  • Companies providing goods and services to outfitters who wish to attend the conference.
  • Members of TN Paddlesports Association

Register before November 1st to save.
Registration is closed

The TN Paddlesports Association Conference for Professional Paddlesports Outfitters is scheduled for November 6, 2019. The Conference is open to professional canoe, kayak, SUP and inflatables outfitters. For more information contact 800-995-4991.  

The Conference will be held in the offices of Bradley Arant on the 7th Floor, Roundabout Plaza, Nashville, TN.

Early registration available before November 1st.

  • $ 45 per person for each member and employees
  • $ 75 per person for non member and employees
  • $125 per person for vendor members

Late registration after October 31st.

  • $95 per person each member and non member

The Agenda includes:

9:30 AM       Check-in and coffee.

10:00 AM     Risk management. The comparative negligence doctrine, TN. Update on waivers in light of recent court cases. The standard of care changes mandated by TWRA regulations and how to avoid increased liability exposure. David Broemel, Baker Donelson

10:45 AM    When are your customers trespassing? Overview of trespass issues on TN waterways. Bart Kempf, Bradley Arant

11:30 AM    Outlook for the next legislative session, Nathan Ridley, Bradley Arant

Noon            Lunch (included in registration fee)

1:15 PM       Technology. Reservation systems, keeping track of clients. . and more. Jan Seufert and outfitter panel.

2:45 PM        Break

3:00 PM        Industry status report and regulations update. Are you ready for TWRA regulations? David Brown, TPA

4:00 PM        Outfitter Operations Network

  • Attracting and retaining quality employees
  • Saving on insurance
  • Trailers, Dept. of Safety regulations
  • Maintaining data for TWRA reports.

5:00 PM         Adjourn


Tennessee Paddlesports Association, PO Box 66, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871   

+1 833 304 6484


TN Paddlesports Association is a non-profit corporation

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